Oakwood at Merritt River

399 Main Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut, 06851, United States | Hotel
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Meatball Problems

A travel blog entry by travelrob


I'm nearly done with all my packing and never have I carried so much weight. Both in my luggage and on my person and I suppose in my person too. I was 7 pounds overweight. Airline overweight.

Two things greatly contributed to this ... I'm taking my own sleeping bag and my own snorkeling gear. After a few misadventures with "loaner" gear, I decided that getting my ...

Batteries Not Included

A travel blog entry by travelrob


... out. Laptops are out. Netbooks, phones and tablets seem to be potential options.

Netbooks - these are mini laptops designed to be ultra-portable. I'm not sure I need to be this wired. And even though they are light, they are somewhat impractical when climbing mountains.

Phone - since I don't want to bring my phone from home, this really isn't a viable option. I'd also either have to get an unlocked non-Verizon phone (stupid ...

City Island: Bronx's Cape Cod & potter's field

A travel blog entry by ngolgowski


... a few drinks at a local bar after having dinner on an ocean-side restaurant (first one you'll see after the bus drops you off - Happy Hour's 4-7 ;) and finding a tranquil dock overlooking Hart Island to share another bottle (it ended up being a pretty messy day come close), we chatted up our tender with more questions about the island. I can't remember his name but he grew up on City Island as well, telling us where he lived and which school he went to, but didn't have his own ...


A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

This is a top pick!

Day 340 ; Moving today!! We were moving anyway, but after being woken up at 3am by the people who live in the house coming in and cooking and shouting in the kitchen right next to our room, we were glad to be going! Late start, but we got going , took the bus, got on the E line, changed somewhere and took the D all the way up to Fordham Rd. The Bronx!!!!! Again we got lost. Really should get a map! Doesn't help when people tell you the wrong way to ...


A travel blog entry by travelrob

... their 'comfort zone'. Expanding our experiences, even those that are scary, is how we grow as a person and become better global citizens and better people in general. I admire you greatly!
"Do one thing every day that scares you." Eleanor Roosevelt

* John is very lucky to have had the opportunity to have this experience while still a teenager. I hope that the trip met your expectations and that you keep challenging yourself, growing as a person ...

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